Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.